The ghost of technology past

This evening I was reading Ava “All For One” by Jill Murphy. It’s a pretty old book we got at the library. I had to…


Downstairs Cloakroom Makeover: From Drab To Fab

I thought it was about time I posted some pictures of our home. Most of it is in a semi-finished state. But we have almost…

Experiments with crayons

This morning I discovered that Ava had drawn on her sheet and bed with green crayon. “I wanted to see if it worked on the…

The birds and the bees

This evening when I was giving Ava a bath, she asked how babies are made. Slightly unexpected! I kept my composure though, and gave her…

An excellent discovery

I just made a brilliant discovery. This, this, THIS was stashed away in a kitchen cupboard! A great day indeed.

Beauty on a Budget: 1

Why is it that all your beauty products run out at once? This week I have been spectacularly unlucky: over the past few days my…

Morning cuggles

This is how I found Ava and Thea this morning. 💕💕💕 Ava had moved her piano stool into Thea’s room so she could climb in…

Cumber hobby horse

Thea insisted on carrying the cucumber all the way home. She broke up the journey by using it as a hobby horse.

Footprints

Ava: “Follow the footprint cards, and they’ll lead you to something tastic.” Disappointingly though, they only led to the lounge.

Bat girl

“What are you doing, Ava?” “Just hanging around like a bat.”

My 1st Facebook profile picture

I’m not sure what’s going on with everyone changing their profile pictures to their first one. But I like it. Though it does make me realise…

Ten things I love right now: January

1. Mug cakes.  A cake in minutes? Genius. All you need is a microwave, a mug, and ingredients.  So bad for you, but oh-so-good on a cold…

Baby love

I whispered “I love you” in Thea’s ear and she reached up, squeezed my neck with her chubby arms, and whispered back: “I wuv you.”…

Wild animals on the loose!

She came into our room at about 6am, saying she was scared. I was too sleepy to ask why so I let her get into…